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[UK] KNIGHT: This 30-a-day girl is free at last, thanks to the vape of good hope

I’ve smoked since I was 13. I belong to the generation whose mothers smoked in pregnancy (although mine didn’t), whose fathers puffed away all day (mine did — 60 Gitanes, if you please) and whose entire childhood was spent wreathed in blue-grey clouds o
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 11:12
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GLANTZ: Wide range of economists criticise FDA application of a consumer surplus discount in deeming rule: Reuters

Not a single outside economist Reuters contacted supported the FDA's decision, including several conservative economists and Jonathan Gruber, whose work the FDA quoted to justify what it did...."should never be applied to an addictive product,"
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:40
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Ozzy Osbourne on Short Term Memory Loss, Cigarettes vs. Heroin

"...if they discovered tobacco today, then it would be right next to heroin. I mean, I haven't smoked for a quite a while now but it was one of the most addictive substances that I ever put in my body. Even if I had a cold, chest infection, pneumonia, I'd
VVN Music (Vintage Vinyl News)
added Jun 2, 2014 17:40
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[Mexico] New Virtual Platform Measures Level Of Addiction To Tobacco

a team of researchers from the Mexican Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) developed a virtual platform that measures the level of addiction of smokers, while suggesting some recommendations and providing necessary support to help them quit. This c
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:10
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[Asia, India] Artistes depict tobacco addict's life

Known for promoting Indian classical dances forms, Pracheen Kala Kendra, and The Engine Room ,an ensemble of modern and contemporary dancers, teamed up to present theme-based choreographies on World No Tobacco Day at Tagore Theatre here on Saturday.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:20
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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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[Canada] BAGU: How a bad day and a good ad got me smoking for 28 years

How did you start smoking? And how did you quit? If you have a story to tell that underscores the hold of tobacco addiction and the effort it takes to quit, write us... he inhaled the second-hand smoke from the elegant couple. His brain came alive with
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:26
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Betel Addiction Trumps Burma's Anti-Tobacco Campaign

An anti-tobacco campaign in Burma has had little effect, campaigners say, as the popularity of chewing betel nut continues to grow. “Of anywhere in Southeast Asia, Burma has the most people consuming betel quid with tobacco. More than 51 percent of the p
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added May 29, 2014 15:59
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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[Switzerland] FISHER: Philip Morris International Bets Big On The Future Of Smoking

So what Philip Morris International is doing from its Swiss headquarters is trying to help the world’s smokers get that fix in a way that a) doesn’t eventually kill half of them, and b) replicates the aspects of smoking that got a lot of them hooked in t
Forbes
added May 28, 2014 23:43
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